Program Description

The DrPH in Health Education is for those who are interested in advancing to leadership roles in departments of public health in local, state, national, or international settings; in university and other academic settings; and in the field of public health research and consultation. This program is designed for applicants with minimal or no experience, as well as applicants with two years or more experience (teaching, research, publications, etc,).

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Program Length

3 - 5 years

Possible Careers

University Professor, County Health Director, Grant Manager

Application Deadlines

There are currently no published application deadlines.

Admissions Requirements

Master's degree in epidemiology or in a related field from a regionally accredited institution, transcripts from all universities attended, three letters of reference, official GRE scores (scores in the 40th percentile and above in each of the three sections is favorable), GPA of 3.5 or higher


Social science (two courses, which may include psychology, sociology, or cultural anthropology)
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

Academic Year 2019-2020

Year of Program:Year 1Year 2Year 3
Books & Supplies$2,400$1,700$200
Misc (e.g., Boards, Licensing exam, Uniforms)


Expected costs for the 2019-2020 academic year are based on full time attendance. From year to year, increases are anticipated consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.

Estimated Living Expenses

Academic Year 2019-2020, off campus, with a roommate

Year of Program:Year 1Year 2Year 3
Months enrolled91212
Room & Board$11,655$15,540$15,540
Personal Expenses$2,070$2,760$2,760


  • Amounts are what a student can apply to borrow for the number of months shown in each academic year based on living off campus with a roommate and not with a relative.
  • International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on the numbers listed here.
  • In general, to qualify for financial aid a student must be enrolled at least half time taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.

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